We would like to draw your attention to a preparation seminar from July, 9th until 13th in 2018 regarding the MSCA (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions) Individual Fellowships to start in 2019. The intensive one-week programme, organised by the Graduate Center Plus at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), will support early career researchers from Europe preparig for a successful proposal for the next EU fellowship of the MSCA IF Programme.
The German-Arab Knowledge Transfer Colloquium hosted by the Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV) of the University Duisburg-Essen (UDE) has united professors and PhD students from the MENA Region and the UDE-network during a ten-day programme leading through urban challenges in the sectors of “Water, Energy and Food” and the big task of conceptually combining their functional domains, referring to the concept of “Water-Energy-Food Supply Nexus”. The colloquium, held in December 2017 and funded by the DAAD with means of the Federal Foreign Office, challenged the German-Arab group of experts to detect the biggest obstacles against and develop first steps towards a sustainable W-E-F Nexus in the MENA Region in terms of knowledge, practice and decision making. Ever since the event, several dialogues have been initiated between Arab participants, the UDE and external experts continuing the overarching objective.
On behalf of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) the Centre for Water and Environmental Research (ZWU) and the Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV) of the University of Duisburg-Essen are hosting a DAAD Alumni Seminar on the topic of Water, Waste & Energy – Environmental and Supply Chain Management (WE-Chain II) in preparation for the IFAT 2018 (14th-18th May 2018 in Munich), the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management.
This year’s “German-Arab Knowledge Transfer Colloquium“ funded by the DAAD with financial means of the Department for Foreign Affairs will deal with the topic “Water.Energy.Food Nexus“, discussing state of the art research within the MENA Region and the knowledge-network of the Centre for Logistics and Traffic (ZLV) of the University of Duisburg-Essen.
The third one of the annual Emerging Concepts of Logistics Summer School took place at the Gerhard Mercator Haus of the University of Duisburg-Essen this August. Conjointly organized by the Koç University in Turkey and the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany, ECoL Summer School 2017 was funded by the DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service. The summer school enabled a multidisciplinary working environment for young academics from Argentina, Armenia, Benin, Bolivia, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey, Spain and Sri Lanka.
With the excitement of having only two days until the ECoL Summer School 2017’s start, we would hereby like to remind you a few points of importance.
We have updated the detailed schedule of the summer school and the descriptions of group works to be supervised by the lecturers. Please find the new schedule and the recommended literature regarding your group work here. Please make sure to take a look at them prior to the beginning of the lectures.
If you have any questions or suggestions don’t hesitate to contact our team.
See you soon in Duisburg!
The ECoL-Team is glad to receive the support of the Campus Sapiens foundation at the upcoming ECoL Summer School once again. The donation will cover two travel scholarships for the ECoL Summer School 2017 in Duisburg amounting to 250 Euro for one male and one female participant each.
Campus Sapiens foundation in Essen, Germany, was established in 2015 and supports researchers in international travel and science inquiry purposes. For more information please contact the acting head of the foundation, Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are proud to announce that the third Summer School on Emerging Concepts of Logistics (ECoL) will take place in August 2017 in Duisburg. Master and PhD candidates, Post-Docs as well as practitioners are invited to discuss innovations in the interdisciplinary and service-oriented field of logistics during a ten-days programme, touching upon a variety of topics regarding “Food Supply Chain”. The ECoL network aims at integrating neighboring Continue reading
We are proud to announce that the next Emerging Concepts of Logistics – ECoL Summer School in 2017, between 14th and 23rd of August on “Food Supply Chain” will be funded by the German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst). Being granted DAAD funding after a highly competitive qualifying process, ECoL Summer School 2017 is currently in the organizational structuring and content development phase.
After the first Emerging Concepts of Logistics Summer School in Istanbul last year at the Koç University, the second one took place in Duisburg at the University of Duisburg-Essen this August. Conjointly organized by both universities and sponsored by the leading logistics company duisport, ECoL Summer School enabled a multidisciplinary working environment for young academics from Egypt, Germany, India, Iran and Turkey.